Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1989 1955
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1990
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
6.29"
(159.77mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1917
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1972
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
9.46"
(240.28mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1960 1924
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
13.04"
(331.22mm)
-5.18"
(-131.58mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1908
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
10.79"
(274.07mm)
16.91"
(429.51mm)
-6.12"
(-155.44mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
21.10"
(535.94mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
18.81"
(477.77mm)
25.27"
(641.86mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
23.17"
(588.52mm)
29.19"
(741.43mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
32.84"
(834.14mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
36.33"
(922.78mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
36.09"
(916.69mm)
38.93"
(988.82mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
61.44"
(1,560.58mm)
63.09"
(1,602.49mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
79.21"
(2,011.93mm)
83.92"
(2,131.57mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
125.86"
(3,196.84mm)
9.66"
(245.37mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
173.03"
(4,394.96mm)
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1994 1966
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2006
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
221.22"
(5,618.99mm)
209.87"
(5,330.70mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2007

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/